What's Coming Soon

There's no shortage of exciting things on the horizon in Jacksonville. Here's a list of what's to come.

Cielo Azul Cocina Mexicana

Cielo Azul Cocina Mexicana will be offering tacos, burritos, chimichangas, enchiladas, fajitas, house specialties and vegetarian at The Avenues Mall in late summer or early fall 2022.

Dreamette

Local favorite Dreamette ice cream will open a new location in Springfield in May 2022.

Grounds of Grace Coffee Shop

Grounds of Grace is a launching pad for young men and women to take their first steps of employment through the coffee industry and will be in the Arlington neighborhood. An opening date is to be determined.

Grumpy's Restaurant

Grumpy's serves quality interpretations of American and Southern diner dishes along with daring and universally appealing new ventures of diner foods for: breakfast, lunch and brunch daily. The Neptune Beach location will open in mid-2022.

Happy Brew Coffee Shop

Happy Brew is a not-for-profit coffee shop that will employ young adults with intellectual and developmental differences while serving a unique blend of coffee in a welcoming and friendly environment in San Marco. An opening date is to be determined.

Homespun Kitchen

With a focus on all natural and organic ingredients, Homespun Kitchen will be opening its second Jacksonville location in the Five Points area in 2022.

Jekyll Brewing

An Alpharetta, Ga.-based craft brewery is expected to open in fall 2022 at the Jax Beach Town Center.

Light on the Sugar Café

Light on the Sugar Café is a family owned bakery and coffee shop serving the finest gourmet coffee, tea and pastries with an Asian twist. It will open in The Markets at Town Center in summer 2022.

Oaxana Club

Offering an innovative menu of chef-inspired cuisine highlighting the Mexican state of Oaxaca, the restaurant is expected to open in fall 2022 at the Jax Beach Town Center.

Southern Grounds

With a belief in creating a community around great coffee and food, Southern Grounds chef-driven coffee house will open adjacent to the TSA area (pre-security) at Jacksonville International Airport in 2023.

Sugar Factory Jacksonville

The Sugar Factory American Brasserie is expected to open at The Markets at Town Center in 2022. It will feature unique candy displays as well as offering coffees, hot chocolate, frozen hot chocolate, specialty rainbow doughnuts and pastries in addition to homemade gelato and ice cream.

Vagabond Coffee Co.

A Downtown location for Vagabond Coffee Co. is in the works at 76 S. Laura St. The local coffee shop and roaster will open in the VyStar Tower at a date to be determined.

Fore Score Golf Tavern

Family-friendly Fore Score Golf Tavern is expected to open in summer 2022 in the San Marco neighborhood.

Florida Theatre VIP Area

Expansion of the historic Florida Theatre will create a 3,000-square-foot VIP lounge connected with the mezzanine.The $10 million renovation is scheduled to be completed in time for the venue’s centennial celebration in 2027.

Jacksonville Beach Pier

The Jacksonville Beach Pier sustained damage during Hurricane Matthew. Construction and repairs are expected to be complete in summer 2022.

Jacksonville Fire Museum Relocation

The Jacksonville Fire Museum will relocate and open at 620 E. Bay St. at a date to be determined.

Jacksonville Naval Museum

The forthcoming Jacksonville Naval Museum, featuring the USS Orleck, will honor veterans and Jacksonville’s naval heritage while providing educational opportunities. The grand opening date is to be determined.

Jacksonville Shipyards

The Jacksonville Shipyards, including a restored Met Park, will deliver a Downtown experience that blends urban design with waterfront entertainment. Plans include Jacksonville's first 5-star hotel, The Four Seasons, and a modernized city-owned marina with a park and a multifunctional building that will include a restaurant.

Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens Manatee Exhibit

The Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens announced plans to open a manatee exhibit in 2023.

Jax Beach Town Center

About a block from the Atlantic Ocean and Seawalk Pavilion, the two-story, modern building with a rooftop dining area is expected to be complete in fall 2022. It will feature Oaxaca Club, offering an innovative menu of chef-inspired cuisine highlighting the Mexican state of Oaxaca and Jekyll Brewing, an Alpharetta, Ga.-based craft brewery.

Museum of Science and History Relocation

MOSH will move across the St. Johns River to the Northbank. Moving allows MOSH to meet the growing demand for exhibits and programs that inspire innovation. The new Museum will comprise dedicated areas for exhibitions, classes and events, while also incorporating a new-and-improved space for the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium.

St. Johns River Park and Friendship Fountain

The St. Johns River Park and Friendship Fountain redesigned park and fountain will include a botanical garden, play park, splash pad and overall upgrades. It is projected to open in 2022.

To be Named Live Music Venue

A new live music and events space is being built at a new development, Dennis + Ives, in the Rail Yard District. The name for the space, as well as the projected opening date, are to be determined.

Ambassador Hotel + Annex

The long-vacant, historic Ambassador Hotel is being converted into a 100 room hotel property. It will include a restaurant, lounge, meeting space, fitness center and guest laundry area.

Cambria Hotel & Suites

Construction is underway for the Cambria Hotel & Suites at 7826 Ozark Drive in the Gate Parkway area east of I-295. An opening date is to be announced.

The Four Seasons

Jacksonville's first 5-star hotel, The Four Seasons, will be part of the The Jacksonville Shipyards, a modernized city-owned marina with a park and a multifunctional building that will include a restaurant. An anticipated opening date is to be determined.

Hilton Hotel at Mayo Clinic Jacksonville

A new eight-story Hilton Hotel with 252 guest rooms is planned at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville. Construction is scheduled to begin in the summer of 2022, with estimated completion in early 2024.

Laura Street Trio

Located Downtown, the former Florida Bank Building, Florida Life Building and Bisbee Building will be renovated into a 145-room Marriott Autograph Hotel along with retail space, a restaurant, lounge and specialty food store. The Trio are part of the National Jacksonville Historic District and were built from 1902 to 1912 as the city rebuilt after The Great Fire.

Springhill Suites Jacksonville Beach Pier

The 136 room oceanfront hotel is projected to open in spring 2023.

WaterWalk Hotel

An extended stay hotel with apartment-style living, WaterWalk Hotel will open on the Southside in summer 2023.

Emerald Trail

When complete, the Emerald Trail will encompass approximately 30 miles of trails, greenways and parks that encircle the urban core and link at least 14 historic neighborhoods to downtown, Hogans Creek, McCoys Creek and the St. Johns River.

Artist Walk

Artist Walk will be a plaza space with flexible lawn area, sculptures, seating and an artistic skatepark extending from the Riverside Arts Market on Riverside Avenue northwest to Park Street under Interstate 95 and connect to College Street. The completion date for the walk is to be determined.

Jacksonville Beach Pier

The Jacksonville Beach Pier sustained damage during Hurricane Matthew. Construction and repairs are expected to be complete in summer 2022.

Jacksonville Shipyards

The Jacksonville Shipyards, including a restored Met Park, will deliver a Downtown experience that blends urban design with waterfront entertainment. Plans include Jacksonville's first 5-star hotel, The Four Seasons, and a modernized city-owned marina with a park and a multifunctional building that will include a restaurant.

Riverfront Jacksonville

Riverfront Jacksonville is a multi-phased, mixed-use plan that will bring more than 2.3 million square feet of new mixed-use programs to the city’s Central Business District on the Northbank.

RiversEdge

RiversEdge will include more than four acres of public park spaces, including a large central riverfront park, and will tell the story of Jacksonville’s extraordinary medical facilities through art, exercise, gardens and interactive features.

St. Johns River Park and Friendship Fountain

The St. Johns River Park and Friendship Fountain redesigned park and fountain will include a botanical garden, play park, splash pad and overall upgrades. It is projected to open in 2022.